Tag Archives: Law

Joe Surkiewicz: MPILP raises summer jobs goal for students

Over the last quarter of a century, hundreds of students at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law have received summer grants to work at public interest law firms. This summer, the Maryland Public Interest Law Project ...

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Gay wedding bonanza?

ANNAPOLIS – John Stowell sees dollar signs when he thinks about gay marriage becoming legal in Maryland. Stowell, the director of sales and marketing at The Intercontinental Harbor Court hotel in the Inner Harbor, says the hotel’s reception hall is ...

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Product-liability lawyers weigh pre-emption ruling

WASHINGTON — The confusing state of the U.S. Supreme Court’s pre-emption jurisprudence got trickier late last month with a ruling that threw out a state-law failure-to-warn claim on the grounds that federal law occupied the field of locomotive safety. The ...

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Bruising gay-marriage showdowns likely in 5 states

Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans. It’s an election subplot sure to stir up heated emotions — even beyond ...

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